William Philip Lodder

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Captain (retired) William Philip Lodder, R.N. (30 July, 1863 – 6 May, 1921) was an officer of the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

The son of a Royal Navy Captain.

Lodder was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 21 June, 1887.

Lodder was appointed to the Victory for the first class protected cruiser Terrible as Navigating Lieutenant on 26 May, 1896.[1]

On 10 May, 1897, Lodder commanded the new destroyer Whiting on her first official trial.[2]

Lodder was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1900.[3]

Lodder was placed on the Retired List at the rank of Captain on 22 November, 1909.

Lodder was appointed in command of the battleship Jupiter on 15 November, 1917.[4]

Lodder reverted to the Retired List on 29 November, 1918, antedated to 15 November, 1918.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Whiting
10 May, 1897[5]
Succeeded by
Charles D. Carpendale
Preceded by
Cunningham R. de C. Foot
as Captain of H.M.S. Monarch
Captain of H.M.S. Simoom
19 May, 1903[6] – Nov, 1904
Succeeded by
Edward P. Ashe
Preceded by
Charles A. Radcliffe
Captain of H.M.S. Jupiter
15 Nov, 1917[7] – 15 Nov, 1918
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
George W. Gubbins
Captain of H.M.S. Exmouth
1 Jul, 1918 – 15 Nov, 1918
Succeeded by
H. Neville Rolfe

Footnotes

  1. Lodder Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/20 f. 479.
  2. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 11 May, 1897. Issue 35200, col C, p. 6.
  3. The Monthly Navy List. (December, 1905). p. 98.
  4. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 824.
  5. "Naval & Military Intelligence" (Official Appointments and Notices). The Times. Tuesday, 11 May, 1897. Issue 35200, col C, p. 6.
  6. The Navy List. (October, 1904). p. 376.
  7. The Navy List. (February, 1919). p. 824.